Football mlive.com —  The new quarterback has been picked, the depth chart has been hashed out and the starting lineup has been mostly determined. But one large decision still looms for Michigan State coaches heading into their Friday night opener against Furman: Which freshmen will play? "We just met on that in depth," Michigan State co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner said on Wednesday afternoon. "It's sort of a minute to minute situation for certain positions.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio flashed a rare smile, as the newly minted as Michigan State head football coach as stood for his introductory press conference in November 2006. But after a lengthy opening statement and a few questions, the media quickly informed the new coach of a sobering fact: nearly all of his recent predecessors hadn't been around for very long.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Matt Charboneau of the Detroit News lists the a Spartans Top 10 Linebackers who have played for the Spartans.
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Football detroitnews.com —  When your last name is Bullough and you play football at Michigan State, it can sometimes be difficult to carve out your own identity. And when you happen to play the same position as the rest of the family, it can be that much harder.
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Football freep.com —  On a Michigan State roster flush with possibilities at running back, Nick Tompkins, a 5-foot-9, 178-pound fifth-year senior, is not among them. That surprises Furman offensive lineman Jackson Buonamia, who remembers Tompkins as the fastest football player he’s ever seen run.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hosts its first of two tournaments in the pre-Big Ten season, welcoming Morgan State, Central Michigan, and No. 7 Florida to Jenison Field House. Live statistics and a video webstream are available for all six matches this weekend.
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Women's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State women’s basketball invites Spartan fans for the annual MSU golf outing on Monday, Sept. 12 at Hawk Hollow. Come join the Spartans for a day of golf, food and fun that supports the MSU women’s basketball program.
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Football michiganstatehuddlecast.podbean.com —  Former Spartan Justin Kershaw makes his podcast debut inside the Michigan State Huddle to preview the 2016 season for the Spartans. He starts out the episode paying tribute to Mike Sadler then discusses the role that Malik McDowell will have to play this season with the departure of Shilique Calhoun and what Tyler O'Connor will have to do to fill the big shoes of Connor Cook.


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Football lansingstatejournal.com —  When Demetrius Cooper talks about Chicago, he’s talking about a different city than many of us know. You don’t go to Demetrius Cooper’s Chicago for a weekend getaway. If you’re smart, you get away. “It’s every child for themselves,” is how one of Cooper’s high school coaches described Cooper’s Chicago.
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Football freep.com —  Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari and Lansing State Journal’s Graham Couch scout the 2016 MSU roster, position by position:
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Football detroitnews.com —  Matt Charboneau breaks down Friday's Michigan State-Furman game at Spartan Stadium (7 p.m., BTN/WJR).
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Cross Country onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams begin the 2016 season at the 31st annual Jeff Drenth Memorial race on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Pleasant Hills Golf Course in Mount Pleasant.
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Football freep.com —  Chris Solari peers into his crystal ball to determine how the Spartans will fare this season:
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Football freep.com —  Chris Frey got a taste of being a starter last fall. Now the Michigan State junior linebacker has given up a taste of one his favorite foods, saying good-bye to Cottage Inn’s sausage and pepperoni pizzas, to ensure he gets another shot at starting this season.
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Football freep.com —  Tyler O’Connor felt the excitement and nervousness building. It was only Tuesday. Slow the week down, he thought. Keep a level head. There is no more position battle, there is no more wondering. For the first time in his five seasons at Michigan State, O’Connor knows he’ll be THE guy Friday. And he knows coach Mark Dantonio will stand right beside him, both literally, as they run out of the tunnel at Spartan Stadium, and figuratively, as the coach’s new starting quarterback.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Michigan State Football finally opens its season on Friday and the excitement is evident around the program and in the fan base. Spartan fans can barely contain their excitement, posting hype videos non-stop and scouring the internet for any news concerning Michigan State.
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Football landof10.com —  Monty Madaris will be the team’s fourth captain for the game. He will join full-time captains Riley Bullough, Demetrious Cox and Tyler O’Connor. A fifth-year senior wide receiver, Madaris has seven receptions for 103 yards in his career. He is listed as one of the starting receivers for the game. Former Spartans player Damon Knox will be Friday’s honorary captain.
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Football mlive.com —  Malik McDowell said before this season that he won't leave Michigan State for the 2017 NFL Draft unless he's projected as a top-three pick. The draft's most well-known analyst thinks he can dream even bigger. ESPN's Mel Kiper ranked McDowell No. 6 in his second "big board" of 2017 NFL Draft prospects. But that ranking is subject to change, as Kiper thinks McDowell has the potential to go all the way to the top of the board
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State signed the No. 3 class in the Big Ten last year and the No. 15 class in the entire country, their highest recruiting finish since Scout began ranking recruiting classes in 2003. It is worth noting several classes during that time greatly outperformed their on-paper rankings.
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